Banff Alberta
    Jasper Alberta
    Yoho Park BC


   Lakes, Valleys & Mountains of the West

 Vancouver to Calgary - 7 Days+

Delightful tours with a fabulous VIA Rail train journey with private bedroom and meals included. The narrated motor coach day-tours introduce you to the amazing beauty of the Canadian Rockies and Lower Mainland of British Columbia.


DAY 1   Your Western Canada adventure begins with an evening departure from Vancouver on VIA Rail's renowned "Silver & Blue" service, bound for Jasper, Alberta.   We include private bedroom, porter assistance, full access to the dome cars.  Delicious gourmet meals are included in the dining car. 

DAY 2   Travel through 5 mountain ranges and past Mount Robson, largest in the south and arrive in Jasper to begin a two night stay.  Transfer to our Jasper hotel.  The evening is yours to explore the sights and shops of this stunning alpine resort town. 

DAY 3   Depart on a tour of Jasper with the Maligne Lake Coach & Cruise Guided Excursion (seasonal*).  Also visit Pyramid Lake on the Pyramid Shelf. Learn about local WW2 history at Patricial Lake and have time to walk through Maligne Canyon to see the incredible natural beauty that mother nature has created.  Overnight Jasper

DAY 4  Journey the amazing Icefields Parkway bound for Lake Louise.  Enroute you'll visit the stunning baby-blue Peyto Lake, Athabasca Falls and enjoy an Ice Explorer ride (included, seasonal) onto Athabasca Glacier, one of the glaciers of the massive Columbia Icefields.  While on the glacier you will be standing on 1,000 feet of ice.  Overnight Banff Alberta, or we can arrange overnight at Chateau Lake Louise.

DAY 5   Enjoy a free morning in Lake Louise. This afternoon, you will join an excursion to Emerald Lake and Yoho Valley, stand beneath Takakkaw Falls (highest in Western Canada), Natural Bridge and more (seasonal*) before arriving in Banff for overnight(s).

DAY 6  Take time to discover Banff on a morning excursion to the Cave & Basin National Historic Site. See Bow Falls, the Hoodoos before a final stop at  the Banff Gondola for a ride up to the top of Sulphur Mountain. The rest of the day is yours to explore this famous mountain resort.

DAY 7   We provide an afternoon or evening transfer to Calgary International Airport.

Lakes Valleys and Mountains
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